Sebastian County Justice of the Peace arrested

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UPDATE: SEBASTIAN COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Reedy turned herself in to authorities Wednesday, May 27 on a warrant for endangering the welfare of a minor.

Earlier that night, a homeowner called the police and said Reedy was intoxicated while driving and drove on his lawn.

She had a minor in the car with her who reportedly jumped out of the vehicle in the cul de sac and told police they did not feel safe.

Reedy had bloodshot eyes and slurred speech, according to the police report.

SEBASTIAN COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Sebastian County Justice of the Peace Karla Reedy was arrested for second-degree endangering the welfare of a minor.

Reedy turned herself into the Sebastian County jail on a warrant out of Fort Smith Police and was booked in at 3:06 p.m. today, according to a jail report.

According to the incident report, on April 21 Reedy drove through a neighbor’s yard with a minor in the vehicle. Reedy reportedly was driving around so the minor would finish their homework.

According to a witness, Reedy did a burn out in the road and then started speeding through the neighborhood.

She has since been released on a $1,000 signature bond, according to a booking report.

Reedy is the Justice of the Peace for District 13 in Sebastian County.

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